[mythtv-users] Who needs to worry about copyright? CoreAVC for Linux removed from Google Code
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon May 5 20:39:53 UTC 2008
On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 09:44:31AM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> On May 5, 2008, at 9:34 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > Now tell that to everyone in the world who saw, "copyright complaint,"
> > "DMCA", and "MythTV," all in the same article and now "knows" that
> > MythTV is software for thieves. Note that those people don't read
> > this
> > list. :)
> This shows up the problem that people trying to actually keep track of
> topics like this can wind up being more poorly informed than those who
> do nothing.
> As you said, it's now "guilt by association" in the minds of those
> reading articles but not actually studying the subject in depth.
...please not that obsessive self-policing regarding these matters
is entirely irrelevant. All it takes is one clueless journalist to
make some tenuous connection and it ends up sticking.
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